Gridiron history, global economics and the space program will be on the agenda when this fall’s popular “More Than The Score” lecture series kicks off on Sept. 4.
On the same day that the Cavaliers, under new head coach Mike London, take the field against the University of Richmond, historian and radio show host Coy Barefoot (Grad ’97) will talk with Kevin Edds (Col ’95) about his film, Wahoowa: The History of Virginia Cavalier Football.
Six more programs, including the popular Crystal Ball predictions of politics professor Larry Sabato (Col ’74), will be held on home game days beginning at 10 a.m. at Alumni Hall.
Football weekends at Alumni Hall also will include The Sabre Chalk Talk, which begins 90 minutes before kickoff, and other activities for families.
Sept. 4: “Wahoowa: The History of Virginia Cavalier Football,” Coy Barefoot with Kevin Edds.
Sept. 25: “Haiti: The People, Politics and Plans for the Future,” Dr. Rebecca Dillingham, professor of medicine, and Robert Fatton, professor and associate dean, Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics.
Oct. 2: “Space Flight: An Astronaut’s Historical Perspective,” Kathy Thornton, associate dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Oct. 16 (Homecomings): “Sabato’s Crystal Ball,” Larry Sabato, politics professor and director of the Center for Politics.
Oct. 23: “Do We Know What Makes Us Happy?” Timothy Wilson, psychology professor.
Oct. 30: “Another Credit Crisis: Is It a Double Dip?” Edwin Burton, economics professor.
Nov. 13: “Virginia Wine: Past, Present and Future,” Chad Zakaib (Col ’94), general manager of Jefferson Vineyards.